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How does Premarin treat hot flashes?

Hot flashes are a symptom of menopause, which occurs when a woman’s body stops producing estrogen. If your hot flashes are moderate to severe, you may benefit from taking Premarin. Premarin reduces the symptoms of hot flashes by replacing the estrogen lost by the body during menopause.

Premarin treats hot flashes by replacing estrogen that declines during menopause. We don't have a full understanding of the mechanism behind a hot flash, but it can turn your body into a hot coal in seconds. Most women in menopause have had one, and some women suffer up to 10 of them a day. Premarin is good for hot flashes because it can reduce their frequency and severity by up to 95 percent. But it isn’t magic, it can take about four weeks for the flashes to stop.

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